Juneteenth: The good, the bad, and the ugly

In principle, a holiday dedicated to honoring America’s long march to freedom is an unequivocally good thing, but in practice progressives and Democrat lawmakers twist it for their present political purposes, haranguing the country and proposing radical policies. At the risk of sounding somewhat retrograde and out of step with the times, I have mixed… Continue reading Juneteenth: The good, the bad, and the ugly

The popular progressive history of slavery leaves out a whole bunch of important facts

The plantation system was developed hundreds of years earlier by the Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch to supply Europe with massive quantities of sugar.  Those three countries forcibly transported more slaves to the Americas than the United States, many long before 1619, and the long fight for freedom began almost immediately.  Why then do progressives insist… Continue reading The popular progressive history of slavery leaves out a whole bunch of important facts